A rug? From Madewell? Indeed. Earlier this spring, the retailer partnered with the New Denim Project, a Guatemala-based “sustainable design lab,” on a range of pieces “inspired by ’70s handwork” and crafted from upcycled leftover textiles. There are patchwork kimono jackets and flowy pants, but also pillows, hand towels, and this rug — all of which happen to be on sale, and on top of that an extra 20 percent off at the moment. This two-foot-by-three-foot cotton rug is perfect for a bedside, or even in a front hall. It’s also available in a darker indigo hue. And for $32, it’s a nice alternative to the who-knows-what-they’re-made-out-of rugs you’d find for the same price around town.
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